Hebrews 11:25
New International Version
He chose to be mistreated along with the people of God rather than to enjoy the fleeting pleasures of sin.

New Living Translation
He chose to share the oppression of God's people instead of enjoying the fleeting pleasures of sin.

English Standard Version
choosing rather to be mistreated with the people of God than to enjoy the fleeting pleasures of sin.

Berean Study Bible
He chose to suffer oppression with God’s people rather than to experience the fleeting enjoyment of sin.

Berean Literal Bible
having chosen to suffer affliction with the people of God, rather than to have the fleeting enjoyment of sin,

New American Standard Bible
choosing rather to endure ill-treatment with the people of God than to enjoy the passing pleasures of sin,

King James Bible
Choosing rather to suffer affliction with the people of God, than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a season;

Christian Standard Bible
and chose to suffer with the people of God rather than to enjoy the fleeting pleasure of sin.

Contemporary English Version
He chose to be mistreated with God's people instead of having the good time that sin could bring for a little while.

Good News Translation
He preferred to suffer with God's people rather than to enjoy sin for a little while.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
and chose to suffer with the people of God rather than to enjoy the short-lived pleasure of sin.

International Standard Version
because he preferred being mistreated with God's people to enjoying the pleasures of sin for a short time.

NET Bible
choosing rather to be ill-treated with the people of God than to enjoy sin's fleeting pleasure.

New Heart English Bible
choosing rather to share ill treatment with God's people, than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a time;

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And he chose to remain in affliction with the people of God and not to enjoy sin for a short time.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He chose to suffer with God's people rather than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a little while.

New American Standard 1977
choosing rather to endure ill-treatment with the people of God, than to enjoy the passing pleasures of sin;

Jubilee Bible 2000
choosing rather to suffer affliction with the people of God than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a season,

King James 2000 Bible
Choosing rather to suffer affliction with the people of God, than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a time;

American King James Version
Choosing rather to suffer affliction with the people of God, than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a season;

American Standard Version
choosing rather to share ill treatment with the people of God, than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a season;

Douay-Rheims Bible
Rather choosing to be afflicted with the people of God, than to have the pleasure of sin for a time,

Darby Bible Translation
choosing rather to suffer affliction along with the people of God than to have [the] temporary pleasure of sin;

English Revised Version
choosing rather to be evil entreated with the people of God, than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a season;

Webster's Bible Translation
Choosing rather to suffer affliction with the people of God, than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a season;

Weymouth New Testament
having determined to endure ill-treatment along with the people of God rather than enjoy the short-lived pleasures of sin;

World English Bible
choosing rather to share ill treatment with God's people, than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a time;

Young's Literal Translation
having chosen rather to be afflicted with the people of God, than to have sin's pleasure for a season,
Study Bible
The Faith of Moses
24By faith Moses, when he was grown, refused to be called the son of Pharaoh’s daughter. 25He chose to suffer oppression with God’s people rather than to experience the fleeting enjoyment of sin. 26He valued disgrace for Christ above the treasures of Egypt, for he was looking ahead to his reward.…
Cross References
Job 36:21
Be careful not to turn to iniquity, for this you have preferred to affliction.

Daniel 3:18
But even if He does not, let it be known to you, O king, that we will not serve your gods or worship the golden statue you have set up."

Acts 7:34
I have indeed seen the oppression of My people in Egypt. I have heard their groaning and have come down to deliver them. Now come, I will send you back to Egypt.'

Hebrews 11:37
They were stoned, they were sawed in two, they were put to death by the sword. They went around in sheepskins and goatskins, destitute, oppressed, and mistreated.

Treasury of Scripture

Choosing rather to suffer affliction with the people of God, than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a season;

Choosing.

Hebrews 10:32
But call to remembrance the former days, in which, after ye were illuminated, ye endured a great fight of afflictions;

Job 36:21
Take heed, regard not iniquity: for this hast thou chosen rather than affliction.

Psalm 84:10
For a day in thy courts is better than a thousand. I had rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God, than to dwell in the tents of wickedness.

the people.

Hebrews 4:9
There remaineth therefore a rest to the people of God.

Psalm 47:9
The princes of the people are gathered together, even the people of the God of Abraham: for the shields of the earth belong unto God: he is greatly exalted.

1 Peter 2:10
Which in time past were not a people, but are now the people of God: which had not obtained mercy, but now have obtained mercy.

the pleasures.

Job 20:5
That the triumphing of the wicked is short, and the joy of the hypocrite but for a moment?

Job 21:11-13
They send forth their little ones like a flock, and their children dance…

Psalm 73:18-20
Surely thou didst set them in slippery places: thou castedst them down into destruction…







Lexicon
He chose
ἑλόμενος (helomenos)
Verb - Aorist Participle Middle - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 138: To choose, prefer. Probably akin to airo; to take for oneself, i.e. To prefer.

to suffer oppression with
συνκακουχεῖσθαι (synkakoucheisthai)
Verb - Present Infinitive Middle or Passive
Strong's Greek 4778: To suffer ill-treatment with. From sun and kakoucheo; to maltreat in company with, i.e. endure persecution together.

God’s
Θεοῦ (Theou)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2316: A deity, especially the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; by Hebraism, very.

people
λαῷ (laō)
Noun - Dative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2992: Apparently a primary word; a people.

rather
μᾶλλον (mallon)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 3123: More, rather. Neuter of the comparative of the same as malista; more) or rather.

than
(ē)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2228: Or, than. A primary particle of distinction between two connected terms; disjunctive, or; comparative, than.

to experience
ἔχειν (echein)
Verb - Present Infinitive Active
Strong's Greek 2192: To have, hold, possess. Including an alternate form scheo skheh'-o; a primary verb; to hold.

[the] fleeting
πρόσκαιρον (proskairon)
Adjective - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 4340: For a season, temporary. From pros and kairos; for the occasion only, i.e. Temporary.

enjoyment
ἀπόλαυσιν (apolausin)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 619: The faculty or experience of enjoyment. From a comparative of apo and lauo; full enjoyment.

of sin.
ἁμαρτίας (hamartias)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 266: From hamartano; a sin.
(25) Choosing.--Better, having chosen. His act was an expression of his deliberate choice. He joined his people because it was "the people of God." To stand aloof for the sake of ease and pleasure would for him have been apostasy from God ("sin," comp. Hebrews 10:26). The faith of Moses had brought "conviction of the things not seen," which "are eternal *; hence he looked not at "the things seen" which are "for a season" (2Corinthians 4:18, where the same word is used).

11:20-31 Isaac blessed Jacob and Esau, concerning things to come. Things present are not the best things; no man knoweth love or hatred by having them or wanting them. Jacob lived by faith, and he died by faith, and in faith. Though the grace of faith is of use always through our whole lives, it is especially so when we come to die. Faith has a great work to do at last, to help the believer to die to the Lord, so as to honour him, by patience, hope, and joy. Joseph was tried by temptations to sin, by persecution for keeping his integrity; and he was tried by honours and power in the court of Pharaoh, yet his faith carried him through. It is a great mercy to be free from wicked laws and edicts; but when we are not so, we must use all lawful means for our security. In this faith of Moses' parents there was a mixture of unbelief, but God was pleased to overlook it. Faith gives strength against the sinful, slavish fear of men; it sets God before the soul, shows the vanity of the creature, and that all must give way to the will and power of God. The pleasures of sin are, and will be, but short; they must end either in speedy repentance or in speedy ruin. The pleasures of this world are for the most part the pleasures of sin; they are always so when we cannot enjoy them without deserting God and his people. Suffering is to be chosen rather than sin; there being more evil in the least sin, than there can be in the greatest suffering. God's people are, and always have been, a reproached people. Christ accounts himself reproached in their reproaches; and thus they become greater riches than the treasures of the richest empire in the world. Moses made his choice when ripe for judgment and enjoyment, able to know what he did, and why he did it. It is needful for persons to be seriously religious; to despise the world, when most capable of relishing and enjoying it. Believers may and ought to have respect to the recompence of reward. By faith we may be fully sure of God's providence, and of his gracious and powerful presence with us. Such a sight of God will enable believers to keep on to the end, whatever they may meet in the way. It is not owing to our own righteousness, or best performances, that we are saved from the wrath of God; but to the blood of Christ, and his imputed righteousness. True faith makes sin bitter to the soul, even while it receives the pardon and atonement. All our spiritual privileges on earth, should quicken us in our way to heaven. The Lord will make even Babylon fall before the faith of his people, and when he has some great thing to do for them, he raises up great and strong faith in them. A true believer is desirous, not only to be in covenant with God, but in communion with the people of God; and is willing to fare as they fare. By her works Rahab declared herself to be just. That she was not justified by her works appears plainly; because the work she did was faulty in the manner, and not perfectly good, therefore it could not be answerable to the perfect justice or righteousness of God.
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